Through (8/19) – All Kinds of Quilts, by Asheville Modern Quilt Guild. Opening reception Sunday, May 4, from 2-4pm.
WE (7/23) through SU (7/27) – Annual convention including speakers, camping and live music. Contact for full events listings and locations.
ONGOING – Classes for careers in the food and hotel industries. Includes American Hotel and Lodging Association Certification. Call for times. $25.
Through FR (8/1) – Fly Over, photography of WWII warbirds by Barbara Sammons.
Through SU (9/7) – Dox Thrash, An American Journey: Georgia to Philadelphia, print works.
SA (7/26), 6:30am-11:30am – Volunteers needed to assist with the Asheville Color Run, which benefits the foundation. Must be 15 or older.
Through SA (7/27) – Paintings and illustrations by Trek 6, Ishmael, Ted Harper, Topr, Melt FTK, Big Bertha and Gus Cutty.
Through WE (8/27) – Cash Crop, life-size sculptures of slaves during the trans-Atlantic slave trade. $6/Free students 12th grade and younger.
Through TU (7/31) – World’s Apart, works by Peggy Horne Taylor.
Through SU (7/27) – Evolution of the Landscape, works by William Vandever, Jo Ridge Kelley and Ranoma Bronkar Bannavan. Opening reception: July 18, 6pm
Through SU (8/31) – Pop Gun, photography Sandlin Gaither.
Through (7/27) – The Luminous Surface, channel video and audio visual works
Through MO (9/1) – Bits and Pieces, sculptures by Raven Tata. Artist’s reception: August 2, 5pm.
Through SA (8/2) – A Retrospective, sculpture and ceramics by R. N. Grinnell/Banister.
Through (8/16) – Applications will be accepted for the N.C. Arts Council Regional Artist Project. Open to artists in Henderson, Polk, and Transylvania counties. Contact for guidelines.
Through SA (7/26)- Volunteers needed to prepare for and work at the Highland Ale Share benefit for the greenways.
Through FR (8/15) – Works by artists of Burlingame Country Club.
Through WE (7/30) – Submissions will be accepted for the Hard Times Essay Contest, describing a difficult personal experience in 5000 words or less. $25. Contact for guidelines.
Through (7/28) – People, Places and Things, works by Swannanoa Valley Fine Arts League members.
Through SU (8/31) – Screen prints, stickers and other works by California artist Bigfoot.
Through WE (8/27) – Wooden sculptures by Mark Gardner.
Through SU (7/27) – Annual dance festival with dancers representing nine different cultures. Held throughout WNC. See website for full events listings and locations. $0-30.
Through FR (10/31) – Drifting Toward the Names of Things, paper works by Brian T. Leahy.
ONGOING – Community, abstract works by Sharon Louden.
Through (8/30) – Volunteers needed to monitor monarch butterflies to aid conservation efforts and knowledge.
Through FR (9/12) – Carolina Through My Lens, photography by Joye Ardyn Durham.
ONGOING – Two Worlds, abstract watercolors by Mick Donelan.
FR (7/25), 7:30am-noon – Reuter Family YMCA, 3 Town Square Blvd. Appointment and info: 800-733-2767.
Through FR (10/3) – The Photography of Lewis Hine: Exposing Child Labor in North Carolina, 1908-1918, photographs of child textile workers.
FR (7/25), 11am – Mountain Story of Magic. WA
FR (7/25), noon-1:30pm – Class: “Understanding Credit. Get it. Keep it. Improve it.” Free.
FR (7/25), 2-4pm – “Medicare Choices Made Easy” information session. Info: olliasheville.com.
FR (7/25), 2-6:30pm – Enka Fire Rescue, 85 Pisgah Highway, Candler. Appointment and info: 800-733-2767.
FRIDAYS, 3-6pm –
New Brew: Patersbier (light, crip, Belgian ale)
Food truck: Melt Your Heart (gourmet grilled cheese)
4th FRIDAYS, 5-9pm – Fourth Friday Gallery Walk through businesses in downtown Brevard. Free.
FR (7/25), 5-7:30pm – Discussion with author Ali Abunimah. Registration required. Info: 707-4271.
Anniversary series brew: Floggin Roggen (rye w/ notes of banana, clove)
FR (7/25), 5:30-6:30pm – “Shake Yo’ Booty on Biltmore!” Dance celebration from Vance Monument to Lexington Avenue.
FR (7/25), 6pm – Positive Mental Attitude performs reggae and rock.
SA (7/25), 6-7:30pm – Book & pizza party for ages 13+. $10. Registration required.
Live Music: Haints in the Holler, 6-8pm
Live Music: The Shazam (pop, rock), 6:30-8:30pm
FR (7/25), 7pm – Celebration for the William Matthews Poetry Prize winners. Hosted by Asheville Poetry Review editor Keith Flynn.
FR (7/25), 7-9pm – Sound Investment covers songs of the ’60s and ’70s.
FR (7/25), 7pm – Screening of Inequality for All.
FR (7/25), 7:30-9:30pm – Mozart and Mahler: The program includes Mozart’s Symphony No. 41, “Jupiter” and Mahler’s fourth symphony, featuring soprano Ilana Davidson. $15 to $50.
FRIDAYS through SUNDAYS until (7/26), 7:30pm – Tartuffe.
THURSDAYS through SUNDAYS (7/17) until (8/3) – Promises. Thu.-Sat.: 7:30pm; Sun.:2:30pm. $26.56.
FRIDAYS through SUNDAYS (7/18) until (7/27) – Art. Fri.-Sat.: 7:30pm; Sun.: 2pm. $12.
WEDNESDAYS through SUNDAYS until (7/27) – Boeing, Boeing. Wed.-Sat.: 8pm; Thu., Sat.-Sun.: 2pm. $40/$30 seniors.
FR (7/25), 8-9:45pm – Screening of Au Hasard Balthazar by Robert Bresson.
WEDNESDAYS through SUNDAYS until (8/24) – Miss Saigon. Wed.-Sat.: 8pm; Thu., Sat. & Sun.: 2pm. $40.